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“how do you lose a reservation for 10 people?”

Fentons Creamery and Restaurant
Ranked #2 of 26 Dessert in Oakland
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: American, Diner
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed February 9, 2013

I've been here before and enjoyed it, but today's experience made me want to eat somewhere else in the future. A friend planned out a party for her son with a reservation, cake...the whole deal. Somehow they lost it and couldn't even seat us at the time that the party was set to start. We ended up going in later (and hungrier) and the service was fine, but the food wasn't all that great for all the trouble we had to go through. It was hard to talk to each other because the place was so noisy, too. I'll eat somewhere else next time.

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Thank iwill4666
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Reviewed January 24, 2013

An absolute must if you visit Piedmont/Oakland! I reccomend the dark chocolate raspberry icecream! Friendly staff in a classic icecream parlor atmosphere!

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Reviewed January 23, 2013

Just what we expected - great American burgers, massive ice creams and everything else..... kids loved it

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Reviewed January 19, 2013

Best Ice Cream in Oakland! They have lots of flavours to choose from and it’s all house-made. Take-pout or eat-in. They have a full diner menu of things like hot dogs but it’s really about the ice cream. The sundaes are size of a house.

Thank WarwickMay
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Reviewed January 12, 2013

If you like standing in line for an hour looking like a smug jerk with a great college education and zero street smarts this is the place for you. It's a kooky spin-off of a fifties diner and you can pay six bucks for an ice cream cone and suck in all the false nostalgia of yesteryear. I hope you spill your icecream all over the interior of your heinous BMW.

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